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Not a Slacker

I bet you think I’ve been sitting on the couch – wrapped in a warm blanket with a nice, big cup of hot, black coffee near me – avoiding this blog. Well you’re close. I usually sit in what I lovingly refer to as my duck chair. It’s a chair with ottoman that are covered… Read more »

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Absent: My LONG explanation

It’s been just over a month since Hubby lost his job. Sometimes it takes years before we can look back and see the good that God brought out of a difficult situation. Other times, God gives us the gift of opening our eyes to His work in the midst of the storm. At first I… Read more »

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He’s Home

Well, it’s almost midnight and I’ve just finished listening to some wonderful stories, opening presents and giving Niko a million hugs. I am so thankful to all of you who prayed for him. He had an opportunity to talk with people about Christ, make friends and see God work within their group. He is bigger,… Read more »

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In the Nick of Time

I’m going to be honest with you, although Saturday was my birthday, it wasn’t the most delightful birthday I’ve ever had. It started out nice; Julian, to my complete surprise remembered and after putting my morning coffee down beside me, leaned down and sweetly said Happy Birthday, then he kissed me multiple times before heading… Read more »

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Just talking this through…

In just a few hours my husband and I will be leaving to drop our 16 year-old son off at church. The group that will be meeting there will then get on a bus and head to the airport where they will board a plane and leave the country. This will be Niko’s very first… Read more »